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October 5 – Changing Hearts Through the Power of Love

Isaiah 23-25 Philippians 1 “This is my prayer for you: that your love will grow more and more; that you will have knowledge and understanding with your love; that you will see the difference between good and bad and will … Continue reading

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May 16 – Jesus Gives So That We Can Give

2 Kings 24-25 John 5:1-24 “Then Jesus said, ‘Stand up. Pick up your mat and walk.’ And immediately the man was well; he picked up his mat and began to walk.” (John 5:8-9 NCV) They were lying around a pool … Continue reading

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December 28 – Breaking the Rules of the World

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 Popularity can be a fickle thing. Andy Warhol once said that everyone would have 15 minutes of fame in the future, and we often use that to describe situations when someone becomes popular, only … Continue reading

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September 2 – The Blind Shall See

John 9:24-41; 2 Chronicles 7; Malachi 4 “Ignorance of the law is no excuse.” You’ve probably heard that saying before. It stems from the idea that laws have a moral basis that are accepted by most people. For instance, the … Continue reading

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August 28 – Cool, Refreshing Water

John 7:25-52; 1 Chronicles 29; Zechariah 13 Water. Refreshing cool water on a hot day. Growing up, we drank it out of the hose. We took turns and made sure we didn’t get our mouth on the end of the … Continue reading

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August 13 – Grace and Truth

John 1:1-18; 1 Chronicles 5-6; Zephaniah 2 It was one of those days. I had to run some errands before I got to the airport to travel overseas for a mission trip. Everyone else decided that this day was a … Continue reading

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October 30 – Improbable

Isaiah 1:10-18; Psalm 32:1-7; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 Sherlock Holmes once said that “when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” This is how the great Sherlock Holmes solved so … Continue reading

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August 17 – It’s Who You Know

Psalm 32; Jeremiah 25:30-38; Luke 19:45-48 When it comes to job hunting, or getting through red tape to do something in business, it’s often not about what you know, it’s about who you know, according to the old cliché. Of … Continue reading

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